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Grade: 12

1 GS-12 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-12 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I have less than one year of specialized experience as defined above.
2 0881 Petroleum Engineer - Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic education requirements of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I fully meet the education requirements defined under paragraph A as described in the vacancy announcement under Qualification Requirements/Education Requirements.
  • I fully meet the combination education and experience under paragraph B as described in the vacancy announcement under Qualification Requirements/Education Requirements.
  • None of the above statements accurately reflects my qualifications.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade applying petroleum engineering principles and practices in review of facilities, equipment, work methods, components and systems involved in offshore oil and gas operations. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade identifying and controlling safety and environmental hazards related oil and gas exploration and development. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 13

1 0881 Petroleum Engineer - Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic education requirements of this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I fully meet the education requirements defined under paragraph A as described in the vacancy announcement under Qualification Requirements/Education Requirements.
  • I fully meet the combination education and experience under paragraph B as described in the vacancy announcement under Qualification Requirements/Education Requirements.
  • None of the above statements accurately reflects my qualifications.
2 GS-13 Select the statement that most closely matches your experience as defined in the vacancy announcement for the GS-13 grade level. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement, and it is clearly written in my resume.
  • I have LESS than ONE YEAR of specialized experience as defined in the vacancy announcement.
3 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade applying petroleum engineering principles and practices in review of facilities, equipment, work methods, components and systems involved in offshore oil and gas operations. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade identifying and controlling safety and environmental hazards related oil and gas exploration and development. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade performing resource conservation, environmental, safety and operability determinations on oil and gas exploration and/or development facilities. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Apply knowledge of engineering principles and oil spill response logistical and operational constraints to evaluate competing proposals for advancing oil spill response technologies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 Served on industry and/or government-sponsored committees and work groups related to oil spill planning, preparedness, and/or response. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

Grade: All Grades

1 What attracted you to this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Service as a Civil Servant
  • Government Benefits
  • Salary
  • Work Schedule Flexibility
  • Downturn in Non-Federal Job Market
  • Job Stability
  • Office Location
  • Other
    1.1 Please explain? Maximum length of 50 characters.
2 It is your responsibility to ensure that your resume and correct documents are uploaded and received. Please, verify during the application process on the "application review page" that you have uploaded the appropriate documentation as stated in the required documents section of the vacancy announcement. No documentation will be accepted after the closing date of the announcement. I understand that it is my responsibility that I must submit a resume and all required supporting documentation prior to the closing date of the announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Have you conducted reservoir simulation studies to determine the worst case discharge from an uncontrolled blowout? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
4 I have experience working on the following complex petroleum engineering tasks related to oil and gas on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS):  (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Exploration activities
  • Development activities
  • Production activities
  • Abandonment/decommissioning operations
  • Workover/completions
  • Pipeline
  • Arctic Offshore petroleum engineering
  • None of the above
5 Do you have experience interpreting guidelines, policies, or regulations and applying them when performing engineering analyses? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Prepare regulatory compliance investigations/reports involving oil and gas operations. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
7 The incumbent may periodically accompany inspectors and engineers to offshore oil and gas locations to assure requirements are being fulfilled, which of the following activities have you conducted? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Reviews production and drilling inspection reports to assure accuracy
  • Regularly meets with operators and contractors to discuss and resolve inspection program
  • Periodically reviews individual inspector inspection results to determine if there are any suspected inadequacies and detecting violations
  • None of the above
8 Have you participated in the process of recommending revisions to oil and gas regulations or implemented change to regional policies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have experience participating in or providing technical advice regarding oil spill planning, prevention, containment, and/or cleanup operations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Have you solved subsurface structural and stratigraphic problems related to reservoir management and resource conservation? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
11 Reviewed oil spill response plans, developed and conducted oil spill response exercises, and/or inspected oil spill response equipment. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
12 Apply knowledge of oil spill response logistical and operational constraints to evaluate competing proposals for advancing oil spill response techniques and technologies. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
13 Which performance-focused tools have you used in the integration and management of offshore operations? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS)
  • Reservoir simulation software
  • Directional drilling software
  • Pipeline design software
  • Well integrity management systems
  • None of the above